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Sep 30
Gone Astray will be represented by no less than four runners contesting stakes at Gulfstream Park tomorrow - unbeaten Three Rules  and Mr. Pinocchio in the $500,000 In Reality, Minute Madness in the $150,000 Foolish Pleasure and Bullet Gone Astray in the $75,000 Mr. Steele. All told, there are nine sons and daughters of Northwest's premier stallion in the entries today and tomorrow as Gone Astray strives to reach the $2 million mark in 2016 progeny earnings by Saturday night. Flashstorm will be represented, too, by Cinderella El Crome in the $75,000 Armed Forces Stakes on the grass . . .  Bobby Blue Eyes got Gone Astray off to a good start with a wire-to-wire score racing a flat mile at Gulfstream yesterday. Jesus Rios was aboard the 2-year-old gelding, who defeated 3/5 favorite Randy Sr. by 5 1/2 lengths, with the third horse another 12 1/4 lengths behind. Bobby Blue eyes became winner No. 36 for his sire, collecting a check for $12,800 and raising Gone Astray's earnings for the year to $1,639,751.